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Conference and Council Leadership Training Curriculum

Conference and Council Leadership Training Curriculum 1080 1080 Michelle Boyer

From 2019 to 2022, the Leadership Task Force (LTF) developed webinars to help current and potential leaders in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. These webinars are now available as a “Leadership Curriculum” for Conference and Council presidents in both live and recorded form. By following this curriculum in the suggested order, a president can obtain the knowledge and skills to become a more effective Servant Leader.

Videos of the webinars can also be accessed on our National website, along with the PowerPoint presentations with notes, and suggested handouts. Besides recommending to members that they attend the webinars when offered by National, Council Formators can utilize the LTF materials on the web to provide training/formation to their leaders, both novices and veterans. They can facilitate discussion of one of the video webinars or they can use the PowerPoints and the notes to present themselves, perhaps adding a few local touches to the presentation.

In 2023, the LTF will offer the following webinars:

Webinars Intended for Conference Presidents:

  • Jan 25 – Survival Kit for Conference Presidents
  • Feb 15 – Recruitment and Succession
  • Mar 29 – Resolving Conflicts
  • Apr 26 – Servant Leadership
  • May 24 – Seven Duties of a Conference President
  • Jul 26 – Five Goals of a Conference President
  • Aug 23 – Management and Accountability Issues for Conferences
  • Sep 27 – Effective Conference Meetings
  • Oct 25 – Annual Reporting for Conferences

Webinars Intended for Council Presidents:

  • Feb 15 – Recruitment and Succession
  • Mar 29 – Resolving Conflicts
  • Apr 26 – Servant Leadership
  • Jun 28 –  Seven Duties of Council President
  • Jul 26 – Governance 101 for Councils
  • Sep 27 – History of Society in the U.S. (for Council Presidents)
  • Nov 15 – Annual Reporting for Councils

Leadership Training materials are on the National Council website.


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